D2 wrestling: Dallas freshman Mead shines in Class 3A, upsets top seed

WILKES-BARRE — It doesn’t happen too often when a top seed in the District 2 Class 3A Wrestling Championships loses in the quarterfinal round. It’s even more rare when a defending district champion and No. 1 seed falls in the quarters. The stars were aligned perfectly on Friday night at the Kingston Armory for Dallas […]

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H.S. Boys Basketball: Nanticoke Area wins wild one over Dallas

DALLAS TWP. — Nanticoke Area’s Trahjan Krupinski finally curbed the craziness in the fourth quarter Thursday night. And at the same time, curbed Dallas’ crazy comeback attempt. The 6-foot-4 junior hit consecutive baskets in the fourth quarter, finally giving the Trojans the lead for good as they defeated Dallas, 55-48, in a Wyoming Valley Conference […]

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Coughlin comes out on top at competitive WVC Wrestling Tournament

LEHMAN TWP. – Senior Tashawn Qualls has been wrestling since he was in fifth grade. After his sophomore season, when GAR’s program merged with Coughlin. Qualls was out of a starting slot in the lineup. The 152-pounder, who leaves GAR everyday after school and heads to Coughlin’s wrestling room for practice, could easily have stopped […]

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Pittston Area girls basketball edges Dallas, 44-42

DALLAS TWP. — Leah Hodick scored 14 points, grabbed 13 rebounds and helped Pittston Area secure a 44-42 road victory Saturday afternoon, handing Dallas its first loss of the season in a Wyoming Valley Conference Division 1 girls basketball game. Pittston Area won with assistant coach Mark Casper filling in for head coach Kathy Healey, […]

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Scranton Prep hammers Lake-Lehman in D2-3A championship

SCRANTON — With one long, punishing drive on its first possession, Lake-Lehman seemed to show the formula it would need to produce an upset. With a series of quick strikes throughout the second quarter, Scranton Prep made it clear that nobody was going to get in the way of its third straight District 2 Class […]

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HS FOOTBALL: Lake-Lehman faces major task vs. Scranton Prep

The Wyoming Valley Conference has sent 15 opponents to play Scranton Prep since the start of the 2015 football season. All attempts to defeat the Cavaliers have resulted in failure. Now it’s Lake-Lehman’s turn — for the second time this season, no less — to end the dismal streak. The Black Knights (7-4) will play […]

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Mackenzie Love, Amanda Ayers’ big nights not enough as Lake-Lehman girls soccer falls to Midd-West

DANVILLE — Tuesday night was nothing short of routine for the Lake-Lehman girls soccer team: Mackenzie Love, hat trick. Amanda Ayers, three assists. Unfortunately, common thread at Lake-Lehman for the past four years — through two district championships, a PIAA semifinal appearance run, and two Wyoming Valley Conference titles — finally ran its course. Not […]

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Coughlin upsets Dallas in district semifinals

DALLAS TWP. — From embarrassment in August to vengeance in November. On the same field where Coughlin lost by 44 points to Dallas in the season opener, the Crusaders delivered a big dose of payback with a 28-0 victory Friday night in a District 2 Class 4A football semifinal game. Seventh-seeded Coughlin (5-6) will head […]

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Lake-Lehman makes crucial stop to seal win over Western Wayne

SOUTH CANAAN TWP. — The decision was made. Randy Wolff was going for the win. The Western Wayne coach had no hesitation sending his Wildcat offense back on the field for the winning two-point conversion. And Matt Kurtz was going to make sure Lake-Lehman didn’t leave Wayne County with a loss. Kurtz slid down the […]

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Dallas dominates Lake-Lehman in the Battle for the Old Shoe

DALLAS TWP. — He stood on a make-shift platform around the 50-yard line with the Most Valuable Player trophy gripped tightly in his hands. With his Dallas teammates chanting MVP, sophomore quarterback Michael Starbuck let out a small grin, and followed it up by patting the shoulder pads of his offensive linemen. Those boys in […]

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